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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 159 : Waste Management

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 6607)
  • § 6607. Transportation of hazardous wastes

    (a) In accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, the Agency of Transportation, in consultation with the Secretary, shall issue rules for the transportation of hazardous wastes. Such rules shall be consistent with applicable rules issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation, and consistent with any rules and standards of this chapter.

    (b) The provisions of this section shall apply equally to those persons transporting hazardous wastes generated by others and to those transporting hazardous wastes they have generated themselves, or combinations thereof, as well as persons transporting hazardous wastes through the State of Vermont.

    (c) For purposes of their transportation, the following, in waste or usable form, shall not be considered hazardous wastes, but shall be handled as solid waste: mercury-added consumer products, pesticides, paint (whether water based or oil based), paint thinner, paint remover, stains, and varnishes. This exclusion shall not apply with respect to hazardous wastes that are regulated under federal law. (Added 1977, No. 106, § 1; amended 1991, No. 75, § 1; 1991, No. 210 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 1993, No. 157 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 1995, No. 141 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. April 30, 1996; 1997, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)